WASHINGTON D.C. – February 17, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire)
American Landmaster Recall Summary
Name of Product: American Landmaster EV, L3, L4, L5, L5W and L7 Utility Vehicles (UTVs)
Hazard: The steering shaft can separate from the joint and result in a loss of control, posing crash and injury hazards.
Recall Date: February 16, 2022
Units: About 1,050
Consumer Contact: American Landmaster at 800-643-7332 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at [email protected], or online at www.americanlandmaster.com/safety-recalls or www.americanlandmaster.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
American Landmaster Recall Details
Description: This recall involves American Landmaster utility vehicles series EV, L3, L4, L5, L5W and L7, equipped with standard (non-power) steering, and manufactured between March 2021 and October 2021. They were sold in red, blue and camouflage colors. Landmaster and the model name appear on the frame near the front left wheel of the vehicles. The model year and date of manufacture can be found on a data plate behind the vehicle’s pedals.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact American Landmaster to receive instructions for conducting an inspection to determine if your vehicle requires repair, or to make an appointment for a no-cost inspection and, if necessary, full repair from an authorized repair shop. American Landmaster is contacting all registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: American Landmaster has received seven reports of the steering shaft separating. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: American Landmaster dealers nationwide from March 2021 through October 2021 for between $7,200 and $12,700.
Manufacturer(s): ASW LLC, d/b/a American Landmaster, of Columbia City, Ind.
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: 22-081
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission